Happy Birthday Deniece Williams!

ABOUT
Singer-songwriter who recorded the soul classic “Free” in 1976, as well as hits like “It’s Gonna Take a Miracle” and “Let’s Hear it for The Boy.”

BEFORE FAME
She first wanted to be an anesthetist, but dropped out of college due to her poor grades. She went on to sing at Casino Royal, as well as work as a ward clerk at a Chicago hospital.

TRIVIA
She is a multi-Grammy Award-winning singer, winning Best Female Soul Gospel Performance in 1987 for “I Surrender All.”

FAMILY LIFE
She married Brad Westering and after their divorce she married Christopher Joy. She has four sons named Logan, Kendrick, Forrest and Kevin.

ASSOCIATED WITH
She often sang duets with Johnny Mathis.